|NASA Connect - Shapes of Flight - NASA LaRC Office of Education|
NASA Connect Video containing six segments as described below. NASA Connect segment exploring the first types of flights including kite flights. The video explores Kitty Hawk, North Carolina and experimental airplanes at a yearly festival. NASA Connect segment explainging the fundamentals of flight and the science behind it. NASA Connect segment involving students in an activity exploring glide ratio and surface area...
Keywords: NASA Connect; Flights; Experimental Aircraft; Kitty Hawk; Wright Brothers; Auxiliary Wing; Space Vehicle; Kites; Benjamin Franklin; Thrust; Weight; Lift; Drag; Research; Student Activity; Data; Median; Ratio; Mean; Glide; Surface Area; Horizontal; Altitude; Expert; NASA; Scientists; Inquiry; Aircraft Performance; Wing Span; Weather; Mathematics; Scientific Inquiry; Variables; Engineering; Shapes; Wind Tunnels; Testing; Models; Data